HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — The Horry County Schools Board of Education discussed how to spend money from the district’s general fund-fund balance during its meeting Monday night.

The board authorized $1.3 million for the hiring of 27 new K-5 reading and math learning loss interventionists for the rest of the current semester. The full school year budget will be $2.6 million.

The board also approved additional funding of more than $400,000 to implement new science standards and about $6 million for iPads for K-2, which will have a warranty of up to four years.

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